Poor night but a couple of newbies ...
Heart & Dart
Is this Rustic Shoulder Knot, nearest I could find ??????
First Caddisfly of the season, no doubt be lots more as Moth trap is very near the pond
Won't be setting up tonight as gales starting this afternoon right through til tomorrow evening!! Grrrrr
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Well done on your traps Wendy. I didn't recognise your Rustic Shoulder Knot & so looked it up, one I've never had but looks good to me. Nice one! I did one last night in the garden but the wind got up & the thunder & lightening got a bit close, so I packed up. It was good while it lasted though. The highlight was a Striped Hawkmoth
The Willowherb Hawkmoth turned up too, great that it found it's own way here from where we saw it, unless it was another one. Also had a very tiny little moth "Euspilapteryx auroguttella"
Little & large!
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
Was hoping for a Hawkmoth or two H, but no show! Had a couple of teenies too, one was White-shouldered & the other hopped away too quick! Lol
In reply to WendyBartter:
Whoop whoop, we are officially allowed to start Butterfly monitoring again.
I put the moth trap out the other night - not a brilliant selection. I failed to get up at first light so they may have abandoned ship but had
and a couple I'm unsure about and would be grateful for a hint in the right direction
The photo doesn't do the shiny copper gold justice
This one was very dark
Hope everyone is keeping well and safe
Nice pics all.... Mrs PB spotted this in the kitchen a few minutes ago... looks similar to your Cin….?
PS That's not the kitchen wall, as I went to take pic it flew outside :o)
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